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Honda VTX1300


– 2005 Honda Shadow VTX1300

Descended from the 1800cc VTX that turned the world of V-twin cruisers on its ear, hails this retro-style machine bound for boulevard glory. Meet the 2004 VTX: every ounce the bad boy as its big VTX brother, in a more affordable, 1300cc, retro-styled package. Get ready to rumble.

Features & Benefits


Engine Type 1312cc liquid-cooled 52-degree V-twin

Bore and Stroke 89.5mm x 104.3mm

Compression Ratio 9.2:1

Valve Train SOHC; three valves per cylinder

Carburetion 38mm CV

Ignition Digital with three-dimensional mapping, two spark plugs per cylinder


Transmission Five-speed

Final Drive Shaft


Front Suspension 41mm fork; 5.1-inch travel

Rear Suspension Dual shocks with five-position spring-preload adjustability; 3.7-inch travel

Front Brake Single 336mm disc with twin-piston caliper

Rear Brake Single 296mm disc with single-piston caliper

Front Tire 140/80-17

Rear Tire 170/80-15


Rake 32.0 degrees

Trail 144mm (5.7 inches)

Wheelbase 65.7 inches

Seat Height 27.0 inches

Dry Weight 661.0 pounds

Fuel Capacity 4.8 gallons, including 1.0-gallon reserve


Emissions California version meets CARB 2004 emissions standards.

Available Colors Black, Metallic Silver, Pearl Dark Blue, Candy Red

Model ID VTX1300S


1 year Coverage of defects in materials and workmanship

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